Selected Presentations and Publications

Leadership and Motivation (1993). Big Bend Community College Press

Managing Organizational Change (1993). Big Bend Community College Press

When ESL and Special Education Come Together: A Framework for Intervention. Presentation at Idaho Association of Special Education Administrators and State Department of Education Annual Conference, April 28, 1994

Self-Concept in Elementary Students: A Comparison of Native Spanish Speakers as Taught by Bilingual vs. Monolingual Teachers. Presentation at Idaho Association of Bilingual Education Annual Conference, October 6, 1999

Bridging the Gap: Creating and Sustaining Positive Outcomes for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students. Training Seminar, Middleton School District, Idaho, January 16, 1995

The 21st Century Classroom: The challenge of Diversity—Demographics and Legal Issues. Training Seminar, Aberdeen School District, Idaho, February 17, 1995

English as a Second Language: Meeting the Challenge of Diversity in the 21st Century. Closing Keynote Address, Intermountain TESOL Annual Conference, College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls, Idaho, March 4, 1995

Educational Challenges Unique to Language and Culture Minority Students: An Evaluation and Suggestions for Pedagogical Models. (1996). Journal of Educational Issues of Language Minority Students. Vol. 17

Parents as Advocates for At-Risk Youth. Workshop presented at the Pojoaque Parent University, Pojoaque, New Mexico, February 24, 1996.

Teaching for Diversity. Presentation and panel discussion for Project Leadership: Santa Fe. Santa Fe, NM, March 20, 1997.

Community Building: A Foundation for Effective Secondary AOD Education. Presentation at the International Coalition of Addiction Studies Educators annual conference. Boise, Idaho, June 10, 1997.

The Lights Are on, Is Anybody Home? Education in America. Book published by Cummings and Hathaway. July, 1998.

Liberating the Teacher: Collaborative Classroom Management. Inservice Training Provided to

Eight Northern Pueblos Educational Talent Search, December, 1998-January, 1999.

Sizing Down. Article on class and school size in the Sunday Santa Fe New Mexican, February 21, 1999.

Developing Online Education: Initial Decisions, Program Development, and Program Expansion. Presentation at the Center for Internet Technology in Education (CITE) Annual National Conference in Denver, CO. March 24, 2000

The Lights Are On, Is Anybody Home? Education in America. Millennium Edition. Book published by Cummings and Hathaway. July, 2000.

Student Perception of the Impact of Culture, Attitude and Language on Online Course Outcomes. Presentation at the International Council for Open and Distance Education Asian Regional Conference in New Delhi, India. November 4, 2000.

How to be More Involved in Your Child’s School. Article in Mothering magazine, January, 2001.

Building an Online Program From Scratch: From Policy to Pedagogy. Presentation at the Center for Internet Technology in Education (CITE) Annual National Conference in Denver, CO. March 7, 2001

21st Century Education and Training: Implications for Accreditation and Quality Assurance. Presentation at the Symposium for Online Education International Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September 5, 2001.

Common Sense or the “Duh Factor” in Education. USDLA Journal, December, 2001

Distributed Education in the 21st Century: Implications for Quality Assurance, article in The Internet in Higher Education, January, 2002.

Surfing the Online Wave: Life Jacket Included. Workshop presented to the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology, San Francisco, October 9, 2002.

21st Century Education and Training: Implications for Quality Assurance Presentation at the International Council of Distance Education, North American Regional Conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, May 27, 2002.

Distributed Education in the 21st Century: Implications for Quality Assurance, Presentation at the National Distance Learning Administration Conference, Jekyll Island, GA, June, 6, 2002

Digital Content in Education, Workshop presented at the Annual Career College Association National Conference, Washington, DC, June, 26, 2002.

Distributed Learning in the Post Modern World: Who’s in charge, what are we doing and how do we know if it is any good? Keynote Address Presented to National Distance Learning Association Conference, June 3, 2003 Jekyll Island, GA.

The Emergence of the Digital Culture and the Collapse of the Higher Education Club. Opening Plenary Address to the University Council for Educational Administration 89th Annual Conference, April 14, 2004, San Antonio, Texas

Gray Matter Soufflé: From Mise en Place to the Table of Life, Presentation on the human brain and learning at the American Culinary Federation National Conference, June, 24, 2005, San Antonio, Texas

Higher Education as a Retail Transaction: Customer Service in the Academy. Presentation to the annual meeting of the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. April 22, 2007, Chicago, IL. (Also published in A Collection of Papers on Self-Study and Institutional Improvement, 2007, Vol 2, Leading for the Common Good)

Managing Online Programs for Growth. Panel presentation at Eduventures annual meeting, Oct 15, 2007, Chicago, IL

Thinking about Thinking: You and Your Brain. Plenary Presentation at Celebrating Student Success Conference, Feb 4, 2008, Miami Beach, FL

Benchmarking Online Operations. Co-presenter for Eduventures Roundtable. May 29, 2008.

The Future of Online Education. Career College Association Investor Conference, Dec 10, 2008

eLearning in the U.S.: Implications for Quality and Student Access, Opening Keynote, Sino-USA Forum on English, Web, and Education, Oct 16, 2009, Ningbo, China 

Digital Intimacy: Technology and Relationships. ERG Education Conference 2010, Plenary Address, February 27, 2010, Phoenix, AZ

Higher Education: The Next Five Years. APSCU Symposium 2012, December 5, 2012, Washington, DC

All We Need is Love: Crossing the For-Profit-Not for Profit Divide to Create a Win-Win for Higher Education, Our Students, and Society. Annual APSCU convention, June 6, 2012, Las Vegas, NV

How to Survive and Thrive in the New World Order. CEO Track, 2012 APSCU Annual Convention, June 6, 2013, Orlando, FL

To MOOC or NOT to MOOC. 2013 Annual APSCU convention, June 7, 2013, Orlando, FL

ACICS White Paper: An Impending Accreditation Crisis. Career Education Review, September, 2016

Why Attacking For-Profit Colleges and Universities Is Bad for All of Higher Education. Career Education Review, August 30, 2016.

A Personal Vision Statement: Self-Reflection and Self-Awareness as Powerful Tools for Contemporary Leaders. Marketing News for Colleges and Universities, September, 2016

Why Attacking For-Profit Colleges and Universities Is Bad for All of Higher Education. Keynote presentation at Central States Private Education Network annual conference, October 28, 2016

Analysis of the Impact of Career Colleges and Universities in the U.S. Labor Market. Career Education Colleges and Universities. November 18, 2016

What the Election of Donald Trump Means for Private Sector Higher Education. Marketing News for Colleges and Universities, February, 2017

Evaluating New Programs Before They Launch: A Simple Approach to Ensuring Program Demand, Quality, and Viability. Career Education Review, March 2017

The Impact of eLearning on Traditional Classrooms. Abu Dhabi Educational Counsel eLearning Conference. Abu Dhabi, UAE, September 13, 2017

The Effect of Technology on Cognition, Behavior and Relationships. Edu Tech Middle East. Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2017.

The Role of Education and Technology in Economic Development. Opening Keynote, International Conference on Business, Education, Engineering, and Sciences, Al Ain, UAE, October 18, 2018.

Who Will Survive the Downsizing of Higher Education? Career Education Review, January, 2019

Reclaiming Innovation: A Mandate for the Sector. Career Education Colleges and Universities Annual Convention, June 3, 2019.

What Industry Needs from Entry Level Graduates. Career Education Review, July, 2019

Surviving and Thriving the Higher Education Contraction. Keynote, CSPEN Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, August 23, 2019

Higher Education Is Facing Its Greatest Challenges Since WWII. Career Education Review, February, 2020

Leadership in the Real World, book published by Idea Pathway, April, 2020

Wellbeing During Crisis: Taking Care of People in Organizations, Career Education Review, July, 2020

Colleges in Peril Can Be Rescued, but Only if Governing Boards Transform. Chronicle of Higher Education, Jan 12, 2021

The Future of Career Education. Career Education Review, March, 2021